(July 2023) Overall, the number of non-U.S. citizen offenders sentenced in the federal system has decreased from 29,445 offenders in fiscal year 2018 to 19,894 in fiscal year 2022. Non-U.S. citizen offenders were mostly Hispanic, citizens of Mexico, and sentenced for immigration offenses in the districts along on the Southwest Border.
The Federal Sentencing Guidelines
- The Commission promulgates guidelines that judges consult when sentencing federal offenders. When the guidelines are amended, a subsequent Guidelines Manual is published.
- In this section, you will find the Commission’s comprehensive archive of yearly amendments and Guidelines Manuals dating back to 1987.